Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 15 / Trend V. Zhavoronkova /
The National Army of Uzbekistan successfully continues the centuries-old traditions of martial art of Uzbek people, a report of the Uzbek Embassy in Azerbaijan dedicated to the Day of Defenders of Homeland said.
"Currently, our national army, absorbing the most advanced world experience of military construction, continues the centuries-old traditions of martial art of our people successfully and with honor," a statement said.
According to a report, a staff training system is improved in the higher military schools consistently. Tashkent General Military school, Chirchik tank school and Samarkand Military Automobile higher school were converted into multi-educational institutions. Jizzakh Higher School of Military Aviation was set up. The Tashkent University of Information Technologies opened a special department to train officers-communication specialists. In 1995, the Academy of the Armed Forces, the first one in Central Asia, was established.
The country has introduced new forms of learning using IT and modeling techniques.
Training programs aimed at training highly skilled specialist-officers who have managerial abilities, the ability to act independently and make correct decisions in any situation are worked out.
The schools training sergeants were organized on the initiative of Uzbek President Islam Karimov. Junior officers with high spiritual, moral and leadership qualities, high intellectual potential are trained for all ranks.
"Large-scale progressive reforms have been successfully implemented today thanks to the stability in the society. They are implemented to achieve such generous goals as the further development of the country, building a legal democratic state," a statement said.
A number of decrees and resolutions of Uzbek President Islam Karimov, aimed at improving the conditions of military service, granting extra benefits to defenders of the homeland were approved.
Citizens who have served a compulsory military service and received a recommendation from a military unit command, have the benefit of 25 percent of the maximum number of entrance points while admitting to higher educational institutes.